From the world of serviced apartments.

In our blog articles you will learn interesting facts from the world of temporary living.
We introduce you to new partner properties, provide you with information on the topic of
temporary living in serviced apartments, provide checklists and much more.


For more in-depth information, such as professional articles, interviews and podcasts with apartment operators
as well as guest articles on temporary living, we recommend our digital trade magazine (in German language)

SO!APART insight


“We need more serviced apartments in our cities”

The Black F Tower was launched in Freiburg in 2022 as a climate-neutral serviced apartment concept. © BLACK F Tower

. . . says Annabell Unmüßig, managing director of Black F. Serviced apartments are in demand like never before – and are needed like never before, she emphasises. For years now there has been a large housing shortage in all major cities in Germany as well…

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New Brera in Singen

© Brera Serviced Apartments

The serviced apartment provider Brera not only celebrated its 10th birthday this year, but also opened its ninth property in Germany, Brera Singen, on 1 November 2023.

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Working in the Apartment

© Revo Munich

Cooking, living, working - especially the latter has become child's play in serviced flats. Whether at your own desk, on the roof terrace or in coworking areas, the choice of work options is diverse in apartment buildings in both large and small cities in…

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Summer in a serviced apartment ... and how!

Whether in the garden, on the roof terrace or by the pool - city trips & serviced flats go together perfectly. And the business trip and the workation stay also become more carefree with the laptop opened up in the green.

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VDR Business Travel Report 2023

Business trips now fewer, but longer This year's business travel analysis by the German Travel Management Association (Verbandes Deutsches Reisemanagement e.V. - VDR) has identified a growing trend towards bundling business trips. Business travellers are…

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Brera celebrates its 10th birthday

When Matteo Ghedini opened his first Brera Serviced Apartments in Nuremberg in 2013, the TVs, plates and Wi-Fi cable were still being dragged out of the basement. In the meantime, he and his team of almost 40 employees can look back on eight buildings -…

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Remote, workation, bleisure travel - the new hybrid working world mixes the office with the home office and "working from anywhere". With their flexible booking options and comfort, serviced flats are the most suitable form of accommodation.

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Some of the best memories are made in flip flops

Feet in flip flops walking across a street

Summer is just around the corner and the desire to travel is increasing. Vacations in Germany are also still very popular. Serviced apartments are particularly well suited for this purpose. Whether it's a city break or a trip to the countryside.

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Trend: More business travel, less stress

Geschäftsreisende unterwegs

According to a recent study, business travellers' attitudes toward business trips have changed: As much as they enjoy being on the road again - both privately and professionally - their stress levels during business trips have dropped by 27 percentage…

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New apartment cosmos in Munich

Apartmentansicht der Kategorie Studio Work

With Revo - composed of Revolution & Evolution - a new serviced apartment brand saw the light of day at the end of 2022 and suddenly advanced to become one of the largest providers in Munich.

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Everything you need to know about the relaunch of our booking portal

Homepage of the website

Since 12 January 2023 our website presents itself in new splendour! We are very happy about the fresh design and the many new features, which we would like to present in the following.

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Differences between aparthotels and apartment with service

Serviced apartment is the generic term used to describe units in buildings with serviced apartment and aparthotels. Both types of operation are operated commercially and are oriented to the hotel market. Flexible accommodation contracts are concluded.…

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Now online!!! SO!APART insight

For a long time, the idea had been buzzing around in Anett Gregorius' head: The world of temporary living needs its own trade magazine. An online platform that makes it possible to read and experience the contents of the industry meeting beyond the annual…

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Travelling on business? But only by car!

How do you do your business travel? Do you use the train or the plane? Or do you currently prefer to use your own vehicle to reach your destination safely and as contactlessly as possible? The demand and the need for car parking spaces in connection with…

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You'd better live unusually!

Anyone can live 08/15...are you looking for the extraordinary? As unique and special as people are, so unique are the characters of our new partner properties with their serviced apartments, which we are now also offering and would like to recommend to…

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Frankfurt/Main - beautifully central

[Translate to English:] Serviced Apartments, Frankfurt am Main

As one of the most important international financial centres and as a major trade fair location and service and industrial center, Frankfurt/Main is a lively city characterised by business travellers. Not only for their stays in the Main metropolis, our…

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Greta effects wanted

What contribution is the segment making to meeting climate targets? An ambitious one in some places. But the potential and opportunities are even greater, many operators agree. A few voices and initiatives. Since Greta, Luisa and Rezo, sustainability…

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Big, bigger, future

What stands for the future of living and hosting is worth thinking about further. A look at the future of current trends in the serviced apartment segment - and a focus on two that bring huge potential: Co-Living and Bleisure. The future of the segment…

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Excellently ambitious

We are very pleased that we are able to offer in our portfolio serviced apartment properties that are excellent in both senses of the word and at the same time stand for a great deal of commitment.

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A house instead of a serviced apartment?

With Homes & Villas by Marriott International, the hotel giant has entered the homesharing market with private luxury rental properties in 2019. We spoke with Chris Stephenson, Senior Director of Homes & Villas by Marriott International, about first…

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Anett Gregorius interviewed about the new charter

Simpler, clearer and highly topical - this is how the new "Temporary Housing Charter" can be summed up. Developed by the specialist group Serviced Apartments of the Working Group Hotel Real Estate under the leadership and initiative of Anett Gregorius, it…

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